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that might improve the situation. >>> and overnight news from san francisco. what police officers did that may have saved a newborn baby's life. "mornings on 2" begins right now. >>> well, good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's wednesday, december 12th. >>> we're following developing news in san jose. just hours ago, a pickup truck slammed into an apartment building where children were sleeping. ktvu's janine de la vega is in san jose and spoke to the children's father. good morning, janine. >> reporter: the father told me his family has not slept much but any are breathing a sigh of relief. their little girl was just brought home from the hospital. this is after a truck ran off the road. you can see where the tire marks are here and it ran off the road and plowed down a fence there and smashed into a bedroom. police say the driver of the truck traveling eastbound on taylor veered into oncoming traffic and crashed into an apartment at the villa apartments on 23rd street. now, here's a look at the damage inside. the truck crashed into a roo
. according to the san francisco chronicle the company suspects some workers lied about completing the inspections. eight employees have been fired or suspended. pg&e has hired 48 additional inspectors and they hope to have all the equipment checked by the end of the year. most of it is in southern alameda county and the south bay. >>> vallejo police are warning of a scam of a popular holiday gift. fake ipad sold on the street. tara moriarty joins us live. >> reporter: police say they found a stash of fake ipad boxes inside of a car. and they don't know exactly how much the person was intending to sell them for but they believe it was cheaper than what ipads normally go for which is between $300 and $800. inside of those boxes there was a replica ipad that was made out of a picture frame. it was wrapped with duct tape to mimic the back of similar ipad models. and to throw them off more it was wrapped in bubble wrap to hide its true feature. it's unknown where they were going to be sold. we are not sure if this was part of a larger ring. so just remember to open up every product and
good coming into san francisco. let's get a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. the metering lights are on here. fortunately we haven't seen any major accidents though. so everything looks good backed up to the maze, about 15- to 20- minute wait. that's traffic. here's lawrence. >> cloudy and cold around the bay area to start out your day. we have seen a couple of raindrops, too. clouds fairly broken though looking from our mount vaca cam. that's because the storm system just kind of hugging the coastline. you will see a better chance of showers approaching the beaches for today. looks like as we head toward the afternoon these temperatures hopefully will warm up soon. >>> we went out on the street today to ask them about the so-called fiscal cliff. >> what exactly is the fiscal cliff? >> i'm not sure exactly what that is. >> why are you worried? >> because you have a worried look on your face so i think i should be wor eyed. >> it's not good! i know that. >> well, the fiscal cliff i know is mr. huxtable. that's the only one i know. >> we're going t
a pedestrian at south white and quimby last night. >>> a drive who failed to stop for san francisco police slammed into a fire hydrant in aing about on folsom an essex streets this morning. the crash and some gushing water blocked the intersection for hours. they got the hydrant fix but still some issues out there. >>> a new dispute over prices are keeping crab boats in the harbor in the bay. they were getting $3 a pound but demand dropped and fish brokers want to cut the price down to $1.80. so some issues there. got your traffic and weather, sunshine on the way, coming up right after the break. >>> good morning. brake lights at the peninsula northbound 280 at 92 getting word of an accident in lanes south of there through san jose northbound loaded up as well 101. >> starting out with low clouds and fog around the bay area today but it is staying dry outside. looks like it will be that way all day. these skies are going to start to part heading toward the afternoon no threat of rain in fact no rain for a while. temperatures in the 50s and 60s this af
with heavy rain. the heaviest in san francisco, up around sacramento. a lot of the rivers here are well past flood stage. a couple of them likely even getting toward the all-time records. one other thing, a little rain moving to the northeast today. not any huge problems. i have a long with it, very warm conditions. we are going to see all kind of record high temperatures broken. in the 60s across the northern plains in early december. that is very, very warm. >> jamie: that part i can't believe. we hope folks will be safe out there. rick, thanks. >> eric: you know the clock is ticking, neither side is budging on the talks to avoid the fiscal cliff. coming up, chris wallace sits down with treasury secretary tim geithner and republican house speaker john boehner and he will explore what is keeping them from reaching a deal. >> jamie: also a freight train derailing, leaking dangerous chemicals in the air. investigators may now have identified a cause. clean-up continues. folks hopefully getting back in their homes. could that accident have been avoided? >> eric: former president george h.w. bu
the golden gate bridge. headlights making their way into san francisco. we just checked in with caltrans. there's still a lot of areas of overnight roadwork out there so we'll show you where the slow spots are coming up in a few minutes. >>> we begin with some developing news. a strong earthquake in the ocean off baja, california. it happened at 2:36 this morning not long ago. the usgs says it was a 6.4 quake. thousands of people felt it near the us-mexican border but
; particularly, in san francisco, where we saw a one big rig blown over. that was taking up the richmond-san rafael bridge. one person dead in a three-car pileup. we understand it was a combination of both the rain and the wind there. flights delayed at the airport. high winds of 50 miles per hour. the concern is the river napa. no idea of the scale of the flooding. truckee river will get a surge, possibly four feet above the flood level. st. helena we will see there a surge of up to 27 feet. a lot of damage in the area like floods in 2005 in napa1. howe homes were affected. so people have been bracing for that. at the moment, 11,000 homes without power. that could get worse. it depends how bad the floodwaters get. we know as the day continues. back to you. >> jamie: keep us posted. thank you so much. >> eric: israel responding to the successful bid and are withholding $100 million in tax revenue from the palestinians who it turns out haven't paid the electric bill. they owe the power company over $200 million. hoy will it impact the peace process? david lee miller with the latest. hi david
east. even tomorrow in san francisco, we'll see some sunshine before another round of heavy rain moves in tuesday night into wednesday morning. here's the setup. it hasn't changed. the area of low pressure is steering the storms on shore. you can see that second storm on the left side of your screen is the one that's going to move in for tuesday night. but the heavy rain is over sacramento and san francisco. but it's push iing eastward. we're also going to see that second round of rain bring four or five inches of rain. so something to keep in mind for monday night and tuesday. then as we go into the rest of this afternoon, the hours across the great lakes will push eastward. the fog now is being replaced by shower activity. we're going to see some very warm temperatures. we could see records in phoenix, tallahassee, milwaukee and even washington, d.c. will be close to breaking a record high. a lot going on across the country. it's rather bizarre. >> thank you very much. >>> new today tom cole is responding to criticism from members of his own party. the politician suggested the gop sh
slamming the san francisco bay area and there has been snow in the sierra nevada mountains. lots of it. other areas across the country can expect a white christmas, good news for some, especially skiers, bonnie schneider has a look at the weather forecast. >> good to see you. some people getting a white christmas or christmas eve. others see a wet and stormy one. across the south this morning, you will see some heavy downpours sliding through nashville, knoxville. and in atlanta, heavy rain. waking up to temperatures that are much colder in many locations. above freezing in new york city, that colder air is on the way. erie, pennsylvania, 29 degrees and get ready, are y you are lot a white christmas for sure. bundle up in the northern plains. temperatures below freezing in many locations and below zero in others. only 1 degrees there in south dakota. the cold air will be in place across the northern plains. as the front advances it will slide eastward and do a number of things for christmas eve. we're looking at severe storms in areas of beaumont, texas, and houston as well. and we're
and flash flooding everywhere from san francisco right throughout into nevada where they are he' expecting to have to declare a state of emergency around reno and they're handing out sand bags of people to protect their homes there. so, 24 hours from now, still going to be much more rain and it will play out right through till monday when they're expecting floods to be reported all over the region, back to you. >> dominique, we thank you for that, keep the people informed what's going on out there. thank you. >> a little bit more information, that storm is creating a mess all over northern california and in the city of salinas, mudslides have triggered some problems there. really threatening homes because of the heavy rain. haven't seen this in many years, this much water running through my property. and that water runoff should not come off on the property whatsoever, that they have to have holding ponds or some sort of drainage in place to divert or what have you from my property because it's just below there. >> quite a scene and forecasters saying that the residents will have to put up
to hit the northwest. right now flights at the san francisco airport are delayed about an hour and a half. the heavy rains are causing a dramatic spike in car crashes. drivers say the slick streets cause them to suddenly lose control. >> i hydroplaned and i hit the curb. >> i was really lucky. i was driving really slow, too. couldn't stop. i turned that corner and fishtailing everywhere. it was way scary. >> nbc meteorologist dylan is here. it's only going to get worse. >> tomorrow morning is when we'll see the worst conditions with heavier rain and strong wind gusts. we've got this setup here where a huge upper-level low is sitting just to the west of washington state. and all these storms are streaming in right into northern california. and we are looking at moderate rain at this time across northern california into southwestern oregon and also up in the seattle and the coast of washington state. now tomorrow we are actually going to see even heavier rain start to move in. we have already had reports of about 8 to 10 inches of rainfall already from the past few storms we've already seen
here out of san francisco where a tree, big tree fell on a car here with the rain. it's not just been the rain but we have seen very windy conditions with some of these storms. and even into san francisco headed into the higher elevation. we see winds gusting over 100 miles per hour. big problems there back to your first alert forecast for the day today. into the northeast. that white where you see the snow. don't worry about that that's very very light. could cause a little bit of a dusting. may be on some brings and overpasses. be a little bit careful as you are driving today. not going to be any big problems. down to the southeast, the nice conditions continue, a ton of sunshine. very comfortable temperatures. we need rain here. unfortunately it doesn't look like we are going to get any significant rainy time soon. but, try to enjoy the nice temperatures. into the northern plains, also i will tell you we are talking about temps well above average all across the eastern two thirds of the country. that's going to be the case here into the northern plains. out across the west today a
to accommodate them. claudia cowan with more live from our san francisco newsroom. claudia? >> harris, the surge is being driven in large part by that country's booming economy. it means for the first time in china's history millions of families can afford to send their children to american colleges and universities. because they are willing to pay full freight, often tens of thousands of dollars in tuition, chinese students are coveted, indeed many u.s. colleges and universities today actively recruit in china. while the influx has led to greater diversity on campus it has also brought challenges, chief among them the language barrier. chinese students have had use-to-use head sets from english to man darr written translation. enrolls hundreds of students china one administrator quit over that school's aggressive recruiting policy. many campuses say they are trying to strike a balance as they work to accommodate some young people coming primarily from one country. >> if you go into a business class and 80% of the students there are chinese, that's not what the chinese wanted and that's not what
of their way to attract even more students from china. claudia cowan is live in san francisco with more on all of this. what's driving the search? >> reporter: well, jenna, you can start with china's booming economy and rich middle class. it means for the first time in china's history millions of families can afford to send their children to american colleges and universities, help them get those valuable degrees and start networking, and these families are willing to the pay full freight, often tens of thousands of dollars in tuition while their children are free to study what they want. >> we have a lot of freedom to choose classes, professors, your career path, academic path whereas in china everything is set already. >> reporter: there are now 194,000 chinese students enrolled in this cub. jenna, that is one out of every four international student. jenna: so a lot of benefits, but what about the challenges associate with the this type of, i guess you can call it aggressive recruiting? >> well, on some campuses, you're right. it's been a culture shock, and one of the biggest concerns is whe
, but we're seeing similar delays in places like omaha, tulsa, san francisco, salt lake city also experiencing some major delays because of those weather systems out west. the national weather service issuing winter storm warnings for states like oklahoma and arkansas as well as the southeast which is bracing for severe weather as well. a lot of travelers or we spoke with this morning said they planned very early travel plans in hope os of dodging the later delays we may see later on especially as those storms continue to develop not only in the pacific northwest, but also in the southeast. but conditions are deteriorating here, we're seeing a lot of people saying that they're waiting on the tarmac for up to an hour before their flights take off. that being said, as long as they're home for christmas, a lot of them say they're very, very happy. and one thing i do want to mention, heather, is that we are expecting some serious weather after christmas, so people are already planning for those delays, and they say if you're in that area that's going to get hit, be aware, be prepared.
york, laguardia, jfk. boston as well. laguardia to newark to boston. san francisco has had four-hour delays. now 3 1/2 hours and it is weather-related there, too. ft. lauderdale is having a volume issue. this is the exiting storm, this rain that is leaving. skies are drying out but temperatures will drop precipitously. this is where the travel will really get tough. rochester, buffalo, six to 12 inches of knsnow coming for the. washington, baltimore, clears out for tomorrow and sunday. although it will still be windy. there's the heavy snow in western new york. driving i-90 through the weekend is really difficult. as we head towards sunday, this is the biggest travel headache from seattle all the way down to san francisco. northern california does some very heavy rain and wind for the next couple of days. lisa? >> sounds like everyone is going to have to really be patient as they try to get home for the holidays. >> yes. >> alexandra, thanks. it's not going to be easy but we'll see, hopefully it won't be too much of a travel headache. >> patience is important. lisa, thank you. >
is saying 54,000 customers without power and there was one power pole in san francisco that got smacked in two by the force of gail winds. with the weather now and all the rain has dissipated it hasn't stopped the football. we have the raiders against the cleveland browns. back to you. >> heather: thank you very much. >> gregg: as he mentioned, storm is expected to be the last of really big storms hitting the area this weekend. that does not mean folks here are out of the woods as of yet. maria molina is in the weather center. >> good to see you. we're expecting more. another storm system to arrive next week on tuesday. we have to deal with the weather going on this weekend and next week expect another one. it's been ongoing the entire this week. we've been seeing storms dumping heavy rain, heavy mountain snow and producing strong rains. we do have wind advisories across portions of california, nevada and northern portions of the rockies where we can see wind gusts between 50-70 miles an hour. those conditions are very dangerous, not just the flooding and snow but strong winds. flooding
for you throughout the day. back to you. jenna: claudia thank you. coming to us from our san francisco bureau as we learn more about what the announcement could include we'll bring you that news. jon: the 2012 election is over. now as president obama fights congress in a showdown over the coming fiscal cliff the president is using his extensive campaign network to push his agenda. let's talk about it with shane deapril the editor of "campaigns and elections magazine." the campaign arm of obama, all of those people are getting information about the fiscal cliff. >> yeah, one thing that happened after 2008 was that obama for america morphed into organizing in america and into the dnc. it played very little role in pushing the president's first term agenda. a lot of folks on the left and from within the white house thought that was a mistake looking back upon it. what we see right now is an immediate change. after the 2012 election ofa is engaging supporters, continuing to do so and clearly fighting this fiscal cliff battle and the white house wants to use that vast supportive base and it
. in newark, as well, san francisco, four-hour delays and fort lauderdale, as well. >> we have to leave it there. we're getting the two-minute warning and we're expecting the president to come out and formally nominate senator john kerry. we're looking at teresa hines-kerry there. she was one of the people in 2004 that created a lot of buzz and excitement during john kerry's campaign. she was one of the people that a lot of people were drawn to as well as senator john edwards that was his runningmate in 2004. she is there standing with the vice president. i want to bring in wolf blitzer. he's gone through a number of various post positions and has had quite an impact not only in massachusetts, but on the world stage. >> he certainly has. it is interesting that, of course, his wife teresa hines-kerry, is there, and the white house chief of staff. missing in this photo opportunity, though, as you well know is hillary clinton, the current secretary of state. the reason being, she is still not feeling well. she suffered a major bout of the flu. it caused serious dehydration. she fainted at
of this former waterfront military base in san francisco. in both cases politicians said no. >> congressman representing his district. a senator representing his or her state. they want to make sure they're taken care of. sometimes that may get in the way of what is best for the nays. >> reporter: the federal government is also america's biggest landlord, selling 20% of its empty or underperforming buildings would save $2 billion. >> you go through your garage. you clear it out and the government is no different. the scale, just a matter of scale. >> reporter: the feds also refuse to sell valuable public landed a adjacent to fast-growing cities and let mining companies take billions in gold and silver for free, without charging royalties like we do for oil and natural gas. selling amtrak could net 60 billion. two taxpayer-owned utility, the tennessee valley authority, and bonneville power, would bring in even more. a commission could oversee the sale to overcome partisan opposition. >> the commission could look at all of the federal assets, decides which were the most valuable which could b
this morning, if you're joining us this morning in san francisco, some moderate rain heading in now. and if you're driving interstate 80 from sacramento to tahoe to reno all the way back through nevada, that's a rainy drive. probably one of the rainiest highways in the country. and our friends in hawaii, even they're dealing with some rain and thunderstorms from maui all the way through. so today's forecast for your wednesday, it's still mild for this time of the year especially the southern half of the country. but we've returned to normal in the northern plains. still no snowstorms on the way across the country over the next three to four days. average temperatures to slightly above. if you're dreaming of a white christmas this may be a difficult year to get it on the ground. you're watching "morning joe." [ male announcer ] citi turns 200 this year. in that time there've been some good days. and some difficult ones. but, through it all, we've persevered, supporting some of the biggest ideas in modern history. so why should our anniversary matter to you? because for 200 years, we've been help
? a junior varsity in san francisco. be the best junior varsity coach in the country, everything else will take care of itself. lead those young men and set a positive example. everybody in a leadership position and everybody to some extent is a leader, whether you're a parent, whether you're a boss of a company, set a positive example of the right ethics, the right values, the right way to carry yourself and i can do that for the two little girls and the one on the way that i'm raising, and for the 13 young men that stare at me every day and look at me as an example of how we roll and how we operate and how we move forward. >> pat kelsey, winthrop eagles men's coach basketball team. nice to have you with us. i thought your remarks were remarkable. appreciate you joining us this morning. >> thank you, it was a pleasure to be here. >> crush it where you're at. i might get that done, do what you can do where you are. >>> could the newtown shooting have been prevented if any teaches on the site were men? there's a very controversial opinion that's being circulated. we're going to talk ab
for its use. >>> and from our parade of papers, "the san francisco chronicle," american jazz legend dave brubeck died just short of his 92nd birthday. he redefined american jazz in the 1950s and '60s, and he was a jazz pop star of sorts. "take five" became the first jazz recording to sell over a million copies. it made jazz popular in the united states. dave brubeck dying yesterday. >> a great musician. >> little-known fact, the guy that played stand-up bass for him the last ten years, mike allen. >> is that right? >> nobody knew that. allen. yes, he plays it and spins that thing around. >> oh, i love when he does that, slaps the back of it. >> he also, for a year and a half, when the stray cats went over to london. >> mike ailen? >> stand-up bassist for the stray cats. >> the boy's got range. >> very flexible. >> stray cat strut. >> "the playbook," so much else going on. >> he also has -- a lot of people made that mistake, that were sort of around that stray cats group -- >> okay, getting old. >> -- a lot of tattoos. he wishes he could have those years back. brian seltzer. >> i wish i c
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